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Based on the movie of the same name which was adapted from the best-seller by Tom Clancy. As Jack Ryan (a CIA officer) you must find out if Red October's mission is to DEFECT and if that is the situation try to prevent a possible deadly war. Red October is Russia's top secret nuclear missile submarine which is heading West on her maiden voyage...

The game is divided into 5 different action sequences in which you must perform various abilities like jumping from a helicopter, navigating big and small submarines through deep and narrow channels while trying to avoid from many obstacles.


The Hunt for Red October ZX Spectrum Lots of colour on screen here
The Hunt for Red October ZX Spectrum Red October (in Russian)
The Hunt for Red October DOS Level 2 - Guide your Red October...
The Hunt for Red October Amstrad CPC Enter your name for high score.

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The Hunt for Red October Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "The Hunt for Red October - The Movie" -- Commodore 64 media title
  • "Hunt for Red October II" -- DOS media title

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Crash! ZX Spectrum Jun, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Your Computer Atari ST Jan, 1988 68 out of 100 68
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1991 66 out of 100 66
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 40 out of 100 40
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1991 39 out of 100 39
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Apr, 1991 2.8 out of 12 23
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Apr, 1991 2.8 out of 12 23


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